Charles -> 1649 Liberty

3557
Nominal Guns44B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1631BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down2.1632BWAS-1603
Acquired30.1.1632/33BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
ConstructorPeter Pett (1610-1672)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeGreat Ship
Wrecked10.1650B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Breadth33' 7"Imperial Feet10.1177 
Depth in Hold16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen810Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel105' 2"Imperial Feet32.0142 
Breadth35' 7"Imperial Feet10.7036 
Depth in Hold16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen607Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen810Tons and Tonnage 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1633300 BWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1633 - CaptainJohn Pennington (d.1646)ref:10701636CaptainThomas KettlebyBWAS-16031638CaptainHenry MainwaringBWAS-16031640CaptainHenry MainwaringBWAS-16031642 - 1643CaptainRichard SwanleyBWAS-16031643CaptainTristram StevensBWAS-16031646CaptainRichard SwanleyW0151647CaptainWalter MynarBWAS-16031649CaptainWilliam WildeyBWAS-16033.1648/49 - 1650CaptainJames MoultonW0151650 - 10.1650CaptainEdward HallBWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.3.1648/49 - 22.5.1649General at SeaEdward Popham (1610-1651)ref:600

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.4.1633 - MasterPeter Whiteref:1070

Service History


DateEventSource
1636Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1642Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1643Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1647At PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1649Renamed LibertyBWAS-1603
16.4.1649

Sailed from the Downs for Kinsale

ref:600
10.1650Ran aground and wrecked off HarwichBWAS-1603

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
16421642Summer Guard of 1642Sir John Pennington (d.1646)
16501650Summer Guard of 1650 

Notes on Ship



That Captain Wyldy do command in the [HBMS Leopard (1635)|Leopard], and carry down the Charles into the Downs, for Captain [James Moulton|Moulton]: And that the Commissioners that serve for the Navy, give him a Commission accordingly. From: House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 2 March 1649

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1070Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Charles I, 1633-4 Book
W015English Parliamentary JournalsVariousWeb Site
ref:600NRS Vol 076 - Letters and Papers of Robert Blake Digital Book
 

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